WHO: Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 – update 103 Weekly update: 4 June 2010

The WHO continues to issue weekly updates on the H1N1 pandemic at http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/en/index.html
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 – update 103
Weekly update
4 June 2010

As of 30 May, worldwide more than 214 countries and overseas territories or communities have reported laboratory confirmed cases of pandemic influenza H1N1 2009, including over 18138 deaths…

Situation update:
Active but declining transmission of pandemic influenza virus continued to be detected in parts of the Caribbean and Southeast Asia. In the countries of temperate southern hemisphere there is no evidence yet to suggest that the winter influenza season has begun, however there has been limited localized pandemic influenza virus transmission in Chile. In the rest of the world, overall pandemic influenza virus transmission remains low. Seasonal influenza B viruses are currently the predominant type of influenza virus circulating globally, although at low levels. Of note, during the later part of May 2010, low but significant levels of predominantly seasonal influenza H3N2 viruses have been detected in several countries of East Africa.

More at: http://www.who.int/csr/don/2010_05_21/en/index.html

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